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    by on 07-10-2011 10:52 AM

    The following article will give you opinions from recording artists, and people in the music industry on what it takes to make it in the music business.



    Enrique Iglesias - Recording Artist
    "When someone comes up to me and goes "I want to be a singer" "I want to be famous one day", what the hell is that? I want to be famous one day? You want to be a singer because you want to be famous? That's not the right way, or because "I want ...
    by on 07-10-2011 8:24 PM

    This article will give you experiences from people in the music industry on how they got started, and tips for how you too can get into the music business.



    Tommy Mottola - Chairman & CEO of Sony Music Entertainment
    "We are desperate to find new talent out there to take into our companies who can give us new ideas, people who are as obsessed as we are to become successful and to take the records that we have and make them successful.

    We're ...
    by on 10-11-2016 2:12 PM
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    Whenever you want to convert music from YouTube it seems like your option are endless. You can find a lot of Windows programs with a simple and quick search, however it’s not so easy to find a decent YouTube converter for Mac. Luckily there are still a few good downloaders left that can help you with your conversion needs. Take a look at that list and make your pick.

    1. Tubulator
    Nice and simple app that features a really convenient search function. It displays a lot ...
    by on 08-10-2014 2:46 PM
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    Long gone are the days when a music producer would visit a record store to dig through old vinyl in hopes of finding a rare track that no other producer has sampled yet, “crate digging” as it was called.

    We now have YouTube and other video streaming websites which have become a goldmine of old tracks just waiting to be sampled, however you’d be hard pressed in finding something that hasn’t been remixed, slowed, throwed or chopped and placed into a new beat. That’s where the fun lies, ...
    by on 26-05-2013 6:31 AM
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    This is a review of the BeatMakers Guide eBook by William Fletcher of FL Beat Makers podcast and FLBeatTutorials.com.



    Covering everything from producing, sampling, mixing, mastering and studio equipment to composing, promoting and selling your original beats, this beat makers guide by William Fletcher of FL Beat Makers podcast and flbeattutorials.com is a must have if you are into creating your own digital music. It is concisely organized and formatted into ...
    by on 26-02-2013 2:33 PM
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    The following DJ Tip will advise you on tips about microphones for your mobile DJ or club DJ gigs. Including tips for using microphones, what type of mic you need and whether you need one or not.

    Do you need a microphone? Why do you need one?


    The main thing you need to think about is whether you're a club DJ, a mobile DJ and emcee.

    If you're going to emcee you pretty much need a microphone because you're going to need to announce various things throughout the ...
    by on 16-02-2013 3:14 PM

    The following article will give you tips, ideas and advice from recording artists and people in the music industry on how to get signed to a record label in the music industry.



    Lyor Cohen - President, Island Def Jam
    "This may sound really simple but this is really the essence of my being and I think my success.

    Signed stars don't try to dust bums off, bums will always be bums.

    If you find a star, sign him. Stars are like needles ...
    by on 04-02-2013 3:08 PM

    The following Pro Tools Tutorial will give you an overview of using Clip Gain in Pro Tools 10.



    The clip gain features has long been requested by the post production community but is equally as powerful for anyone doing post or music production.

    The term "clip" is new to Pro Tools, what we used to call the "region" is now a clip. So, we now have audio clips, midi clips and video clips but clip gain can only be applied to audio files. ...
    by on 28-01-2013 7:09 AM

    The following Sony ACID Pro Tutorial will take you through using the Pro Chopper to help you master ACID Pro.



    As with all Sony Creative applications, there are many different ways to approach editing in ACID Pro and ACID Music Studio.

    One tool that might be under utilized in your workflow is the Chopper window. In this video we'll look at the Chopper, and give you an idea of how you might use it in your next project.

    The Chopper basically ...
    by on 22-01-2013 8:27 AM

    The following Propellerhead Reason Tutorial will take you through how to Record an Audio Track in Propellerhead Reason.



    In this tutorial we're going to record some guitar on an audio track.

    We use Reason 6 in this tutorial but the audio recording procedure is exactly the same for Reason Essentials.

    We'll start with an empty song.

    To create an audio track, press Command + T in Mac OS X or Ctrl + T in Windows.

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    by on 15-01-2013 1:42 AM

    The following Serato Scratch Live Tutorial will take you through how to use the Different Modes (Absolute, Relative and Internal) in Serato Scratch Live to make the most of it.



    Absolute mode has all the old school properties of real vinyl. It stops, it starts, it scratches and needle drops just as a regular record would. You can quickly access it on the left deck by pressing F1 or on the right deck by pressing F6.

    Relative mode has some qualities of ...
    by on 07-01-2013 11:32 PM

    The following FL Studio Tutorial will take you through how to Automate FX Routing in FL Studio.



    Greetings! In this tutorial I'll show you that it's possible to automate FX routing.

    So here we have Harmour doing Bass duty. As normal, we can use the Channel settings to change the Mixer Track an instrument is routed to, just click and drag vertically... what you may not know is that you can automate FX routing just like you can any other control.
    ...
    by on 14-11-2012 10:39 AM
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    Today, those folks who are artists, musicians or singers, have many ways they can promote them selves. However, it is not as easy as it may seem. People in these types of careers may get approached with an opportunity just a handful of times. So when they are faced with an opportunity, they need to know how artists, singers and musicians should not pass up an opportunity to market themselves.

    There is never a bad time to promote yourself. Moreover, you can use absolutely anything ...
    by on 26-09-2012 2:23 AM
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    BeatElite recently came to me to ask if I could find a valued Crazy Pellas member to review one of their Logic Pro templates, so I sent out an email looking for interest and eventually chose Beancity (John Bean) to do the review.

    Although this isn't a Music Producer Tip as such, I feel that this is the most appropriate section because indirectly the BeatElite.com music production templates can be invaluable tools to new and experienced music producers.

    Let's see what ...
    by on 11-08-2012 11:59 PM
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    In our last article about selling beats online we told you how you can set up Google Analytics tracking for your beats store. In this article we will tell you how you can set up FeedBurner Feeds to automatically keep your customers informed of your newest beats for sale and build an email list of people interested in buying your beats.


    Creating your Google and FeedBurner Account


    As with setting up Google Analytics Tracking, you also need a Google Account to set up FeedBurner ...

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